On Tue, 20 Jul 1999, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "Steven G. Kar
> gl" writes:
> >During the boot process I see
> > dumpon: crash dumps to /dev/da0s1b (4, 131073)
> > checking for core dump...savecore: can't find device 13/131073
> >It seems that the the major device number is reset from 4 to 13.
> >troutmask:kargl swapinfo
> >Device 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Type
> >/dev/#B13:0x20001 511872 0 511872 0% Interleaved
> Yes, all dev_t's which make it out of the kernel have cmajor
> numbers now.
> Try this change to savecore:
> /ddname = find_dev/s/BLK/CHR/
No, that's wrong. You cannot do buffered-type IO on a cdev. I committed
a workaround, and now it works. There's no easy way around this, except
possibly making kern.dumpdev a string (makes quite a bit of sense there...)
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